Through two games against the New York Rangers, the Capitals’ best players unquestionably have been their best players. As for the rest of the gang, not so much.
The Capitals do not believe a Game 7 stage is too big for them.
New coach, new year, same result. Through six games, the Capitals and the New York Islanders are deadlocked at three wins apiece and will need Game 7 to decide the victor.
Andre Burakovsky went into Game 4 determined to prove he deserves to stay in the lineup and on Thursday, he will find out if he was able to do just that. The Caps' rookie forward spent the first t